300 The Fenway Boston, MA 02115 617-521-2051
http://www.simmons.edu ugadm@simmons.edu
About Simmons College
  • Year of Foundation 1899
  • Size of Campus 12 Acre
  • Type of Instituition Private institution
  • Religious Orientation None
  • Degrees Bachelor , Master, Post-Bachelor
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population 1,965
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 100% Female, 39% out of state
Application
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State $31,280
  • Room and Board $12,470
  • Nonfall Registration Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition Selective
  • Application Fee $55
  • Enrollment No. 1,934
Located in the heart of Boston, Simmons College encompasses the many benefits of a small university in the nation's best "college town." For more than a century, Simmons has offered a pioneering liberal arts education for undergraduates integrated with professional work experience. Today, we also offer renowned coeducational graduate programs in nursing and health sciences, education, liberal arts, communications management, social work, and library and information science. Our MBA program is designed specifically for wom Ranked as one of the nation's best colleges by U.S. News & World Report for master's-level programs in the United States, Simmons is no stranger to top rankings. The Princeton Review also has named Simmons as one of the "Best 371 Colleges," a distinction held by only 15 percent of the four-year colleges in America. The 2008 Kaplan college guidebook named Simmons as one of the "25 cutting-edge schools with an eye toward the future."
Social Life And Activities
  • Percent students who are frat sororities 0%
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Black Student Organization(BSO), Asian Student Association(ASA), Muslim Student Association, International Multicultural Student Association, Caribbean Students Assoc, Organizacion Latinoamericana
  • Alcohol Policies Yes
  • Number of frats 0
  • Other general policies class attendance mandatory, class attendance policies set by individual instructors, honor code, hazing prohibited, smoking prohibited
  • Number of frat chapter houses 0
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus Culture Shock, Simmons Cup, Mr Simmons, Festival of Lights, Latino night of the Arts, Kwanzaa Dinner, ASA Hospitality Night, Vagina Monologues, Winter Wonderland, May Day, Simmons Soiree
  • Number of students in fraternities 0
  • Percent students who are frat members 0%
  • Number of honor societies Academy(Simmons Honor Society)
  • Setting Urban
  • Number of sororities 0
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Hillel, Catholic Students Assoc, Campus Crusade for Christ, Mulit-Faith Coaliton
  • Other on-campus organizations N/A
Transportation
  • Distance to nearest airport Boston-Logan (4), Providence, RI (50)
  • Distance to nearest train Boston (3)
  • Distance to nearest bus Boston (3)
  • Public Transportation to the University Yes
  • Car Permitted On Campus No
Student Housing
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments N/A
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms 100%
  • Number of students using college housing 75%
  • College campus housing availability Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples 20%
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system 100%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles 24%
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available Yes
  • Type of housing provided for students women's dorms (100%), other housing options
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined N/A
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 11
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles 56%
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing 100%
Campus Services
  • Number Of Microforms 72,894
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations 140
  • Student Computer Availability Yes
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help reading, math, writing, study skills, other
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Number of e-books 35,206
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms 30
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page Yes
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Number Of Books in Library 245,156
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) 12
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, women's center, placement service, health service, health insurance
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in some of the libraries (excluding computer labs), in all the libraries, in some classrooms, in computer labs, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas, in some of the college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 6,338
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library 0
  • Campus Safety 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • Online Course Registration Available Yes
  • Counseling Services minority student, career, personal, academic, older student, psychological, birth control, religious
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network 1,200
  • Museums Trustman Art Gallery, Pottruck Technology Resource Center
  • Number Of Subscriptions 26,595
  • OS of Wifi Network Other
  • Computer Courses No
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
  • Library Facilities Information Commons; College Archives
Student Employment and Career
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads 2,000
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment 50%
  • Career placment and training on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training
  • Does the school discourage student employment No
  • Student Employment Fedral Work Study Program Available
  • Employed Students after 1 year 97%
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs Simmons College Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital,Brigham & Women Hospital,Massachusetts General Hospital Americorps,Boston Children's Hospital,State Street Corporation,Boston Ballet,Dana Farber,Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center,Investors Trust,Staples
  • Employed Students after 6 Months 95%
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Employed Students after 2 years N/A
  • Army ROTC on campus? Offered at cooperating institution (Northeastern University)
Loan, Scholarship, Fellowship, Grant Page Details
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